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Synonyms for tenacity
təˈnæs ɪ titenac·i·ty

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  1. tenacitynoun

    The quality or state of being tenacious; as, tenacity, or retentiveness, of memory; tenacity, or persistency, of purpose.

    persistency, retentiveness

  2. tenacitynoun

    viscosity, adhesiveness, cohesiveness

    mobility, brittleness, fragility

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tenacity

    retentiveness, cohesiveness, stubbornness, fixity, pertinacity

Princeton's WordNet

  1. doggedness, perseverance, persistence, persistency, tenacity, tenaciousness, pertinacitynoun

    persistent determination

    perseverance, persistency, perseveration, persistence, doggedness, pertinacity, tenaciousness, continuity

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tenacitynoun

    retentiveness, tenaciousness

  2. tenacitynoun

    adhesiveness, cohesiveness, glutinousness, viscidity

  3. tenacitynoun

    stubbornness, pertinacity, obstinacy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tenacitynoun

    retentiveness, cohesiveness, toughness, pertinacity, persistency

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  1. Alex Honnold:

    If you don’t have talent, you gotta have tenacity.

  2. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

    True Tenacity is in the Uncovering of the Purpose of Existence Rather than in the Pursuit of Existence.

  3. Andrew Lincoln:

    [But] there’s an inspirational sort of strength and endurance and quality of tenacity that he possesses, i’m much more indecisive and a people-pleaser than someone who’s willing to step into the firing line. But I’ve learned from this guy. He has qualities that I would hope to emulate if [stuff] ever hit the fan. But I’d like to think I’ve done it on screen, maybe I could be a zombie-killer in real life if the apocalypse hit. But then, I’d obviously die a horrible, quick death in reality.

  4. Paul Sweeney:

    A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.

  5. Army Lieutenant General Raymond Thomas:

    They're losing a lot of people to carry the fight against ISIL, so I'm impressed with their tenacity.

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